Perception Deception

A man smiling and holding two over sized model hex nuts through his left arm.

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

Have you thought about?

  • What is perception and why is it important?
  • Do we have more than five senses?
  • Why does our brain fool us?
  • How is the way we perceive the world affected by modern technology?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

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This show explores the senses, how we perceive the world around us, and what exactly is happening when we experience an illusion.

For Educators

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Tuesday 19 November, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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Wednesday 20 November, 2019

3-5
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

In this topic we explore colours. From mixing colours to how light enables us to see the wonderfuly colourful world around us.

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Join the Questacon Roadie for a musical experience like never before.  Rock on science!

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Levers, pulleys and wheels. Find out how you can —  Move It!